CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SARAH BAGLEY!
This week, we celebrate Sarah Bagley, MD, MSc, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, for advancing the conversation around postpartum mental health. In her opinion piece for JAMA entitled I Am Not Burnt Out, Dr. Bagley explored hRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SARAH BAROWKA GILLAND!
Sarah Barowka Gilland, MD is a Family Physician in Picayune, Mississippi. She is featured for her commitment to breastfeeding her darling 2-month-old baby boy, Maverick, despite all the challenges she faced. After refusing to give up and formula feed, as suggested by their pediatrician, Sarah has diRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: HOPE CAFÉ, ATHENS!
The Hope Café is a grassroots community café that connects refugees, people experiencing homelessness, and struggling families with critical resources. Their primary program provides nutritious meals to vulnerable populations as it works to mitigate hunger across Athens, especially in refugee campRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: BRITTNEE M. ARCH!
This week, we celebrate the work of Brittnee Mariah Arch, a breastfeeding peer counselor, lactation educator, and full spectrum doula. Brittnee has been involved in Indigenous Milk Medicine Week since 2019. She has also worked with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) WIC andRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SIX DIMENSIONS, LLC !
Six Dimensions is a certified women-led and Black owned research, advocacy, and practice based organization, which promotes healthy and equitable communities through innovative, strategic, culturally appropriate and sustainable public health solutions. Six Dimensions is led by Dr. Nakeitra Burse, FoRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH !
Congratulations to CHAMPion of the Week, our partner institution, Jackson State University (JSU) School of Public Health, for all their efforts to improve breastfeeding among African-American populations in Mississippi! As the only accredited School of Public Health in Mississippi, the universityRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: ACUPUNCTURISTS WITHOUT BORDERS!
Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB) - Greece is an organization that offers support and natural trauma-healing treatments to refugees in Greece. They have been working in various settings across Greece since 2016 and have collaborated with CHEERing on multiple programs to provide relief services suRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: ANGIE KARATHANASI!
Congratulations to this week's champion of the week, Angie Karathanasi! Angie holds degrees as a drama therapist as well as a Greek Language teacher and currently works in the Malakasa refugee camp outside of Athens, Greece. In Malakasa, Angie works within the educational program of UNICEF and SolidRead More